2023 Election: Governors Sponsoring Attacks on Opponents? PDP, Wike take a stand
- The PDP in Rivers State has disassociated itself from sponsoring thugs to attack opposition campaigns in the state
- Felix Obuah, the DG of PDP’s campaign council in the state, says the party and governor, Nyesom Wike, don’t have time to sponsor thugs against the opponent
- Obuah said this as the state expects the 5 aggrieved PDP governors to end the party’s campaign in the state.
Port Harcourt, Rivers – The Rivers State branch of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rejected the claim that the party sponsored attacks on opposition campaigns in the state.
The sacking came when the 5 governors of the PDP, also known as the G5 governors and Nyesom Wike allies, are expected in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, on Friday, November 18, Television Channels Reported.
Who are the governors who sponsor thugs to attack opponents?
Felix Obuah, chief executive of the PDP campaign council in Rivers State, denied the claim that the governor Wiki of Rivers State, sponsored thugs to attack political opponents.
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Senator Magnus Abe, the candidate for governor of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). previously alleged that the PDP The President, Desmond Akawor, is the mastermind behind the armed thugs who disrupted his political campaign in the Oyigbo local government area of the state.
But Obuah said the PDP has no opposition in the state due to its well-organized structure and the party would not involve itself in any political aggression.
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The G5 Governors included Samuel Ortom from Benue State, Seyi Makinde from Oyo, Okezie Ikpeazu from Abia, Enugu Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.
The governors are expected to be in Rivers State following their state-to-state solidarity visit.
The governors remained united in their call for inclusion in the party.
They recently concluded to visit together to rejoice, commission projects and launch state-level campaigns.
Atiku meets Jonathan behind closed doors, a step to settle the breakup with Wike
Legit.ng reported earlier than PDP presidential candidateAtiku Abubakar, has taken a step to resolve the crisis that is shaking the party as he meets former President Goodluck Jonathan
Although the details of the meeting which was held behind closed doors are not known, calls have been made for Atiku resolve the crisis as soon as possible
There was an earlier report that the PDP planned to bring in Jonathan to resolve the crisis while the former president said he had no part in the crisis rocking the opposition.